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are free. >> these kinds of smartphone technologies have the potential for a lot of good but the potential for a lot of harm too in terms of embarrassment, unwanted disclosures or discomfort from being tracked. >> reporter: gibson can't get over how easy it was for him and his daughter to be tracked. what's it make you think about? >> if he can find me anybody can. >> reporter: app developers are responding by adding disclosures and written policies which it turns out almost nobody reads. if you read each policy for every website or application you use this year it could take three months of your life. for "cbs this morning," sharyl attkisson, washington. >>> david kirkpatrick is founder and ceo of a media company that focuses on the role of technology in business and society. david, good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> why does angry birds need to know where we are? >> excellent question and great report. they want to be able to charge more for the ads they sell to their advertisers and it's understandable, but i think that report really points
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
the slaughter in syria. earlier he talked about the need for god in a technology-driven world. and crowds packed manger square in bethlehem. >>> authorities in western new york still don't know why an ex-con set fire to his house and then shot firefighters as they arrived two died in the ambush and two others were wounded. jim axelrod reports. >> reporter: as the four firemen arrived to fight the fire, they were met with gunshots. >> we are being shot at. multiple firemen shot. i am shot. >> reporter: two of the men died instantly. two were wounded. >> be advised i'm snuck the lower leg, the knee area and the lower left back. >> reporter: the gunshots prevented the first responders from putting out the fire. seven homes were consumed by the flames. >> it is still an active investigation, but at first blush it appears that it was a trap. >> reporter: the webster police chief said that william spengler likely set the fire intentionally and waited to ambush the first responders. spengler spent 17 years in prison for beating his grandmother to death with a hammer in 1980. w
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, they're not going to be updating a lot of the technology that helps flights take off and land in a safe manner so you could see some problems there with delayed flights and scaled back schedules, tsa, longer lines. >> what you're talking about is not necessarily just an economic issue, it becomes a safety issue at that point. >> it does, there are a lot of these cuts that could in the end impact consumer safety. >> how about retailers as we're thinking about what happens for the rest of the year and sales and inventory sitting sitting around because consumer ss have pulled back. >> shoppers didn't spend as much as they were going to and that leads them with inventory going in, if people their confidence is down, they're not spending in the same way that they were we could see a lot more discounts, a lot more broad sales that are out there, but of course if you don't feel like you're making a lot of money, then any sale is not going to be a good enough sale. >> kelli grant, thank you very much. >>> more american jobs than ever >>> more american jobs than eve
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of the technology that helps flights take off and land in the same manner. you could see problems with delayed flights, delayed scheduled. tsa, longer lines. we all love that anyway. >> what you're talking about is not necessarily an economic issue. it becomes a safety issue at that point. >> it does. there are actually a lot of these cuts that could in the end affect consumer safety. >> how about retailers as we're thinking about what happens for the rest of the year and sales and inventory sitting around because consumers have put wbac? >> we saw that already. they didn't spend as much as the retailers thought they were going to and that's going to lead to more inventory in the new year. we could see a lot more discounts. of course, if you don't feel like you're making a lot of money, any money is not going to be a good enough sail. >> >>> more american jobs than ever depend on investment from china. we're going to go to california this morning where the chinese are finding bargains they can't pass up on "cbs this morning." "this is george. he is a good little monkey and always very curious.